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Right Hand of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847): M.2-1903

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Right Hand of Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)


Uncertain Unknown (Production)


Plaster, cast of Felix Mendelssohn's hand resting on an oval base. In glass topped case with tortoiseshell frame

Legal notes

Given by C.E. Sayle MA

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1903-12) by Sayle, Charles Edward


18th-early 19th century
Production date: before AD/CE 1903

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Components of the work

Case: Height 25 cm Length 33 cm Width 28 cm
Plaster: Height 6.5 cm Length 24 cm Width 14 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Casting (process) : Plaster, cast

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.2-1903
Primary reference Number: 29315
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 14 May 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 29 September 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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